What is Prey? - Definition & Examples


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Carnivory is a type of predation in which _____.

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1. Prey have developed adaptations in order to _____.

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true about predation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics and types of prey. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include parasitism and the definition of carnivory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Purpose(s) of adaption in prey
  • How parasitism functions
  • Characteristics of predation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics and types of prey
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding carnivory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about prey adaptation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, What is Prey? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define key terms, such as prey, predator, and predation
  • Identify and differentiate between the four types of predation
  • Understand the various purposes for adaptations in prey